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Literary: Collier's magazine articles by WSC: 1., Jul 1938 - Sep 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/620
Scope and Contents Includes proofs and cuttings from Collier's for: "Japan Guesses Wrong" on Japanese battleship building, the British and American response, making comparisons with naval strategy during World War I; "Dictators on Dynamite" (British title "Dictators at the Cross-roads") on the rise of Hitler and Benito Mussolini and the contemporary situation in Germany and Italy; "England Learns About Labor" (British title "The Problem of the Labour Unions") on union radicalism, supporting the recognition of...
Dates: Jul 1938 - Sep 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Open.
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and Hansard., 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/93A-B
Scope and Contents Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (26 January), entitled "India - 'A Frightful Prospect'" on poor recent handling of Indian affairs, Indian hopes for Dominion status and a Federal Government, parallels with South Africa and Ireland and the effects of losing India. Also includes an extract from Hansard reporting the debate. Published: Complete Speeches V pp 4947 - 4956.Speech notes and typescript for WSC's speech (28 January), entitled "'Cut Its Dirty Throat' - Trade Disputes and...
Dates: 26 Jan 1931 - 12 Mar 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/28
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton, President of the Board of Trade] on the level of trade; Abe [Bailey]; Admiral Sir Roger Keyes (6) on subjects including his tax position, the naval officers' marriage allowance, and Admiralty matters; Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister]; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] (2) including one on Indian financial matters; Walter Runciman; Frederick Guest;...
Dates: 19 Jun 1926 - 31 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 17 Mar 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/58
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Letter from C E Bechhofer Roberts, Abinger Common, Dorking , Surrey to WSC, on his forthcoming book on Stanley Baldwin. Asking WSC about Baldwin's attitude to the General Strike.

Dates: 17 Mar 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 May 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/254/85
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Letter from C E Bechhofer Roberts, Abinger Common, Dorking, Surrey to WSC, on Stanley Baldwin, F E Smith (later Lord Birkenhead) and the General Strike.

Dates: 20 May 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/21-24
Scope and Contents Copy of a report by I H M[itchell, a representative of the Board of Trade] in which he reports that Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved with the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] had repudiated the agreement reached with their general cargo employees, and intended to use men from the Shipping Federation to load a boat at Newport. He reports that the action of this firm threatens to revive "the trouble" [of the dockers' strike]. Typescript. Notes by Sir...
Dates: 24 May 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/10-11
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Notes concerning the widespread industrial unrest including observations on the following subjects: the threat posed by trade unionism; the concepts of sympathetic strikes and the general strike; and the lack of control in the event of a railway strike. Suggestions are made for a meeting between the Prime Minister [Herbert Asquith] and large industrial employers or the establishment of a committee. Manuscript on the notepaper of the Board of Trade.

Dates: [1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/18A
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Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to John Macauley, General Manager of the Alexandra Works and Railway Company, expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved in the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] and their general cargo employees, and thanking him for his "conciliatory spirit". Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Official: Cabinet: Legislation Committee (Trade Union Bill): papers 9 - 17., 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/132
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on the Trade Unions, including: Neville Chamberlain, Minister of Health, on Trade Unionism in local authorities; the draft report of the committee; a draft of the Trade Union Bill; Sir Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the secret ballot; draft clauses on Trade Unionism in the Civil Service and local authorities, and the ballot; Sir William Joynson-Hicks [later 1st Lord Brentford], Home Secretary, on his meeting with representatives of the...
Dates: 25 May 1926 - 26 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Treasury, 1924 - 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18
Scope and Contents The Treasury papers contain correspondence, minutes, tables, printed reports, and other papers which were created or accumulated as a result of WSC's activities as Chancellor of the Exchequer, a position held from November 1924 to June 1929. The papers have been divided into general correspondence, WSC's outgoing minutes, and subject-based files and are arranged chronologically.The Treasury material covers WSC's ministerial duties as Chancellor, including the annual production of the budget,...
Dates: 1924 - 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Speeches: House of Commons: Speech notes., 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/79
Scope and Contents Speech notes for WSC's statement (9 February), for the debate on the address on the programme of Government legislation, the Trade Unions Bill, the situation in China and Britain's attitude to the Soviet Union. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4140 - 4148.Speech notes for WSC's Budget statement (11 April), on the effects of the General Strike and coal dispute, revenue (1926-1927) and expenditure (1926-1928), post-war Government departments, the National Debt, war debts, the sinking fund,...
Dates: 09 Feb 1927 - 06 Jul 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 May 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 2/147/80
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Letter from [WSC] to Lord Linlithgow arguing against a snap general election and in favour of a ballot being required before a strike can be considered legal. Carbon typescript copy headed with the instruction that Edward Marsh is to write it out in his own writing.

Dates: 19 May 1926
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/68-72
Scope and Contents Copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to swear...
Dates: [17] [Aug] [1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [17] [Aug] [1911]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/73-77
Scope and Contents Draft copy of a telegram from WSC to King George V covering various subjects including: an improvement in the London dock strike; negotiations with the railway workers and the fact that the signal for a general railway strike has not been given; assurances that railway services can be maintained; a report from the Chief Constable of Liverpool which includes notification that the [H M S] Antrim has arrived at the Mersey; details of the troops sent to Sheffield and London and preparations to...
Dates: [17] [Aug] [1911]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/101
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Leo Amery [Secretary of State for the Dominions] (2); Sir Thomas Davies MP on road relief; Sir Ernest Gowers [Chairman of the Board of Inland Revenue] on his health; Neville Chamberlain [Minister of Health] (3) on subjects including him giving an interview to John Bull magazine; Donald Fergusson [Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer] (2); Herbert Spender-Clay MP; 1st Lord Hailsham [earlier Sir Douglas Hogg, Lord Chancellor]; Sir Austen Chamberlain...
Dates: 23 Jan 1929 - 03 Jun 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 01 Sep 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/46
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Letter from J Freeth (Cardiff [Glamorgan, Wales]) addressed to "My dear General" about the possibility of a general strike in the coal industry over the issue of minimum wages which he thinks will take place in October, and which would threaten the coal supply to the Admiralty. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 01 Sep 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), [1910]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/52
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Copy of a letter from [WSC, Home Office] to the Adjutant General concerning the presence of the Metropolitan Police in South Wales. As there is no sign of resolution in the strike it is proposed that the infantry force should be strengthened so that the police may be removed. WSC asks whether the War Office will be prepared to supply further infantry forces if Major-General [Cecil] Macready [Director of Personal Services, War Office] should require them. Unsigned typescript.

Dates: [1910]
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Speeches: Non House of Commons: Speech notes, typescript and press cuttings., 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 9/78
Scope and Contents Print and partial typescript of WSC's speech (14 July, Lord Mayor's Banquet, Mansion House, London), entitled "War Debts" on the mysteries of finance, the need for a stable currency and economy, the settlement of France's debt and the whole principle of war debts, the effects of the coal dispute and Trade Union involvement in politics. Also includes a press cutting from the City Press reporting the banquet. Published: Complete Speeches IV pp 4038 - 4042.Typescript and speech notes for WSC's...
Dates: 14 Jul 1926 - 26 Nov 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 21 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/16
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Copy of an agreement between the shipping companies [involved with the dockers' strike in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales], their general cargo employees, the Mayor [of Newport] and the Board of Trade concerning the dispute over a proposal by the shipping company, Houlder Brothers, to substitute "days wages for a tonnage weight of payment". Typescript. Covering letter at CHAR 12/6/15.

Dates: 21 May 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/18
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Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to the Mayor of Newport [Monmouthshire, Wales] expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved in the dockers' strike at Newport] and their general cargo employees, and congratulating the Mayor and the Watch Committee for their "careful attention". Unsigned typescript.

Dates: 23 May 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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Official: Treasury: correspondence., 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 18/27
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Walter Guinness [later 1st Lord Moyne, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries] (2) including one on agricultural policy; Sir Robert Burton-Chadwick [Parliamentary Secretary, Board of Trade]; Sir James Craig [later 1st Lord Craigavon, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland] and Hugh Pollock [First Minister of Finance for Ulster, Ireland] (2) on the Northern Irish unemployment fund; Air-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard [Chief of the Air Staff] on air force economies; Neville...
Dates: 11 Jan 1926 - 16 Jul 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Letters to Churchill and Clementine, 1909 - 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CSCT 3/13
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: 1st Lord Knollys, Private Secretary to King Edward VII and King George V, on subjects including an exhibition which Churchill had arranged in Vienna [Austria], 1909, King Edward's sympathy for Sir William Crossman and his approval of Churchill offering him a job, congratulations on the handling of the Newport dock strike and King George's wish to be kept informed of strikes (2); Sir Edward Grey [Foreign Secretary], congratulating Churchill on his majority at Dundee...
Dates: 1909 - 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of the staff wages books in CSCT 9/1, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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(Untitled), 11 Jul 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/12/1-3
Scope and Contents Notes by Major-General Cecil Macready [Director of Personal Services, War Office] on the strike of dock workers and miners at Salford [Lancashire] including [WSC's] dispatch of Major-General Macready to command troops and mounted police; position of the forces of the cavalry, infantry and Metropolitan Police; the acceptance of terms by the strikers and subsequent withdrawal of troops and Metropolitan Police. Macready includes a copy of the order to withdraw [see CHAR 12/12/4] and a...
Dates: 11 Jul 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 17 Aug 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/10/75
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Letter from Sir William Granet (General Manager's Office, Midland Railway, 16 Great George Street, Westminster [London]) to Edward Marsh enclosing a report of the railway strike [not present]. He provides an explanation of an interview published in the Daily Mail in which his words were distorted and which has made him "grieved and ashamed". Signed manuscript.

Dates: 17 Aug 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 23 May 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 12/6/17
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from [Sir Edward Troup, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Home Office] on behalf of [WSC] to the Secretary of the Board of Trade expressing satisfaction at the agreement reached between Houlder Brothers [one of the shipping companies involved in the dockers' strike at Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales] and their general cargo employees, and congratulating those involved with the negotiations for their tact and discretion, particularly [I H] Mitchell [a representative of the...
Dates: 23 May 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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